Author: Swami NikhilanandaPublisher: Sri Ramakrishna MathYear: 1999Language: EnglishPages: 1062ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171207278
This work is the English translation of the Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita, the conversations of Sri Ramakrishna with his disciples, devotees and visitors recorded by Mahendranath Gupta who wrote the book under the pseudonym of M.For the first time in the world's history, this volume presents the words of a prophet with almost stenographic accuracy. In their breadth and depth they are unique. Great spiritual truths are here described in simple words and vivid stories. The problems of a Personal God and Impersonal Reality, the conflicts of religions and of religious disciplines, are here solved in the light of direct experience. In these pages seekers of all religion will find courage and faith, hope and illumination. They will feel God to be very real and within reach of all. They will learn that man's sincere prayer is always answered and that everyone will become perfect, through the grace of God. The Gospel of the Master is the silent force animating the national life of India. It is the precursor of a new age of light and understanding for the whole world.THE TRANSLATOR:Swami Nikhilananda 1895-1973, the translator, was a sannyasin of the Ramakrishna Order.